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On 19 March in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 19 MARCH IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

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Updated on March 19, 2019

1206: Birth of Güyük Khan, Mongol ruler, 3rd Great Khan of the Mongol Empire, who died on April 20, 1248
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G%C3%BCy%C3%BCk_Khan
http://www.iranicaonline.org/articles/gyk-khan

1279: In China, a Mongol victory in the naval Battle of Yamen ends the Song dynasty. In the battle, Chinese Emperor Bing is drown
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Yamen
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Bing_of_Song

1853: In China, the Taiping reform movement occupies and makes Nanjing its capital until 1864
http://taipingrebellion.com/yangtze.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2657.html

1858: Birth of Kang Youwei, Chinese political thinker who, with the support of Emperor Guangxu, tried to modernize the Chinese monarchy but blocked par Empress Ci Xi and who died on March 31, 1927
http://chinatown.library.uvic.ca/kang_youwei
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=15&ved=0CHIQFjAO&url=http%3A%2F%2Futcp.c.u-tokyo.ac.jp%2Fpublications%2Fpdf%2FUTCPBooklet17_08_Tay.pdf&ei=28MJVcnDK8mzUa7sgcgO&usg=AFQjCNHMjCVnGd085vq6kKtjOFgKZ6xezw&sig2=vz4MSkIbbkXXKH4drcdb4Q
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2468.html

1875: Birth of Zhang Zuolin, warlord of Manchuria, murdured by the Japanese on June 4, 1928
http://totallyhistory.com/zhang-zuolin/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhang_Zuolin

1914: Birth of Jiang Qing, last wife of Mao Zedong, who committed suicide on May 14, 1991
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Jiang_Qing
http://chineseposters.net/themes/jiangqing.php                                                                                                                   http://w

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MjzKbzFgaH8

1947: The Nationalists troops of Chiang Kai-shek capture Yan’an (Yenan), the communist capital of Mao Zedong
http://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/mao/selected-works/volume-4/mswv4_18.htm

1949: The Light Cruiser Chongqing (ex HMS Aurora) who joined the communist forces is bombed by the Guomindang planes in Yantai (Shandong) and will sink on March 21
http://www.modelshipgallery.com/gallery/cl/roc/chongqing-300-dh/dh-index.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/3031.html

1949-03-19 Chongqing cruise

1955: Birth of Simon Yam, Hong Kong actor
http://simonyam.com/biography/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DlkgjM1s18g

1967: Birth of Jia Hongsheng, Chinese actor, who commited suicide on July 5, 2010
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jia_Hongsheng
http://www.traileraddict.com/trailer/quitting/trailer

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MWgcUtRWjuo

1975: Birth of Vivian Hsu (Hsu Shu-juan), Taiwanese actress, model and singer
http://women.stareastasia.com/vivian-hsu/
http://yummycelebrities.com/2006/09/03/vivian-hsu/

2000: Death of Li Huanzhi, Chinese composer, born on January 2, 1919
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li_Huanzhi

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ji8nEwgCyms

2004: Taiwanese President Chen Shuibian and vice-president Annette Lu are lightly wounded in an pistol attack, the day before new presidential elections
http://www.nytimes.com/2004/03/19/international/asia/taiwanese-leaders-survive-shooting-incident-ahead-of-vote.html
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2004/mar/20/china.jonathanwatts
http://www.tzengs.com/News/Assasin/photos_.htm

2014: In what will be called  the Sun flowers movement, hundreds of students and activists opposed to a trade deal with China occupy Taiwan’s parliament and defied police efforts to evict them
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/taiwan/10707189/Protesters-storm-parliament-in-Taiwan.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-26641525

2015: Japan and China held security talks after a four-year hiatus because of simmering territorial tensions with the two sides agreeing to hold meetings « more frequently » to speed up a thaw in once-frozen relations, officials
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-31957664